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Board Game Design Activity Booklet


This activity booklet was designed to fulfill the requirements for the Daisy Board Game Design Challenge Badge or can be used by frontier girl leaders to earn similar badges. Great for teachers and home schooled kids as well.

This booklet has engaging exercises that teach girls how to design a fun board game. These activities include using computational thinking to create game rules, designing a game with a partner, and incorporating game feedback. With step-by-step activities, you can’t ask for a easier way to run your meeting. 

Activities Include:

    1. Define the objective and rules: Girls will learn to analyze board games they know and determine what objectives and rules are.
    2. Be a game inventor: Girls will design their own board games with variables and if/then conditionals.
    3. Pilot Your Game and Make Improvements: Girls will learn to test and iterate on their game design.

Do you need more ideas on this topic? Gain even more free ideas to teach your girls more about board game design, click here.


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